What does progression mean?

Definitions for progression
prəˈgrɛʃ ənpro·gres·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. progression, patterned advancenoun

    a series with a definite pattern of advance

  2. progress, progression, advancenoun

    a movement forward

    "he listened for the progress of the troops"

  3. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionnoun

    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)


  1. progressionnoun

    The act of moving from one thing to another.

    Etymology: From progression.

  2. progressionnoun

    A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.

    Etymology: From progression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Progressionnoun

    the act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

  2. Progressionnoun

    course; passage; lapse or process of time

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

  3. Progressionnoun

    regular or proportional advance in increase or decrease of numbers; continued proportion, arithmetical, geometrical, or harmonic

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

  4. Progressionnoun

    a regular succession of tones or chords; the movement of the parts in harmony; the order of the modulations in a piece from key to key

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of progression in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of progression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of progression in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Ignorant voters of the democracies are always a great threat to the progression of humanity, simply because they give their votes to the people who look like themselves!

  2. Shiladitya DasSarma:

    What happened I think is that the chlorophyll-based photosynthesis is more efficient, which means they generally have outcompeted the the purple organisms, in evolution, you had progression from more primitive to more complex and capable systems.

  3. Cometan:

    The moment we realise our place as insignificant, we can use our human power of the mind to build something of significance and this is what I intend to achieve; all that I wish to do is to create to contribute and to be remembered for my contribution to humanity’s progression.

  4. Julie Kim:

    It is a scarce resource, antibodies don't last forever and we have to capture people within that time window. This is dependant on the progression of COVID-19 within different geographies.

  5. Salvador Jorgensen:

    Either they are eating something different or this is related in some way to their mating, what we’ve learned through the progression of our research is that this mid-water layer is extremely important for white sharks.

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    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    • A. jab
    • B. recital
    • C. leaven
    • D. sheath

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